Pompe Disease

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Pompe Disease

Pompe Disease

By Robert Rose

Hour 3

Symptoms

Heart muscles

muscles become

and skeletal

disabled.

Individuals with Pompe disease are best treated by a team of specialists like cardiologists that have an extensive understanding of pompe disease. There is not a set place that you can go to try to cure this disease. Medicine such as myozyme and lumizyme can help cure pompe disease. Pompe disease is a mutation of chromosome 17.

Curing this disease

You can only get this disease throughinheritance from your parents. Parents can test to see if they carry this disease by having an enzyme assay.

Inheritance

Click here to see a video about other people with pompe disease.


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